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HLN
Nov 3, 2009 1:00am EST
gets beat by a dozen points in a state that he won and obama won by six points. i think the democrats will lose it by 12 or so. in new jersey, republicans might when there by a couple points. democrats should not kid themselves. it does not mean the republicans will win everything in 2010. one-party government in washington -- something president obama is over-reaching against the democratic congress. moderate republicans, conservative republicans. that is their goal. one was there and last time when there was a big divide? in 1976 when ronald reagan ran a primary challenge moderate republican president, gerald ford, barely lost. he did not even give his full part in support to gerald ford. 1978 i remember a friend of mine, a young activist, challenge the liberal republican incumbent in new jersey and loss to build bradley. al d'amato won the general election. there was a huge amount of turmoil board what came out? reagan victory and republican takeover of the senate in 1980. takeover of the senate in 1980. tom will and a party isn't bad. obviously it is problematic if you are running
WETA
Nov 13, 2009 5:30pm EST
>>> tonight on "rldfocus" -- >>> preside obama in jan. the chging relationship of an assertive,ew japanese leader stes outis ground. >>> wi jobs in thebalance, the british gornment tries to deal with arowing backlash over immigtion. > pakistan unr atta. th latestdeadlybombing shows that not en the cntry's spy agency issafe. >>> how acountry richin culture d history is gog afte tourist welme to iraq. >>> from the worls leadin reporters and anysts here' what's hpening around the world. this is "wldfocus."uc=cíz major supporhas been provided by rosli p. walter and the peter g. petern foundation, dedicated to proting fiscal respsibility and addressing key economic challenges fang amica's future. additional funng is provided by theollowing supporters >>> held sloe good evening. i'm daljit aliwal. when president obama arrived in japa today on the fit stop of his first trip to asia, heame ce to face with a man not unlike himself. a new leader wh swept into office on a prome ochange. includinasserting greater independce in dealing with the united states. prime minist yukio hatoyoma s
WHUT
Nov 13, 2009 7:00pm EST
>>> tonight on "worldfocus" -- >>> president obama in jan. the changing relationship of an assertive, new japanese leader stakes out his ground. >>> with jobs in the balance, the british government tries to deal with a growing backlash over immigration. >>> pakistan under attack. the latest deadly bombing shows that not even the country's spy agency is fe. >>> how a country rich in culture and history is going after tourists. welcome to iraq. >>> from the world's leading reporters and analysts, here's what's happening around the world. this is "worldfocus." major support has been provided by rosind walter and the peter g. peterson foundation, dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. additional funding is provided by the following supporters >>> hello and good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. when president obama arrived in japan todaon the first stop of his first trip to asia, he came face to face with a man not unlike himself. a new leader who swept into office on a promise of change. including asserti
NBC
Nov 30, 2009 6:00pm EST
. >>> today, president obama formally ordered that about 30,000 more u.s. troops be sent to afghanistan. mr. obama spent much of dat the day briefing u.s. and foreign leaders about this and tomorrow he explains his decision to the american people. steve handelsman reports from capitol hill. >> reporter: after three months of reassessment, president obama issued his orders, to afghan commanding general mcchrystal and the national security team about 30,000 more u.s. forces to go to afghanistan over next 12 to 18 months. expensive, 30 billion more a year but a significant increase. >> 30,000 troops plus some allies. let's say 5,000. a hu jolt of energy to stan mcchrystal and the nato forces. >> reporter: their revised mission will be to pull out of remote combat bases, to secure afghan cities from the resurgent taliban and to train afghan government forces. many republicans like the plan. >> the mission is to degrade the ability of al qaeda to threaten the american people again. >> reporter: but many of president obama's own democrats are wary. >> we cannot try to do nation-building there. we
FOX News
Nov 25, 2009 11:00pm EST
. this guy uses a prompter when he is taking an eye test. bill: he takes on president obama and his entire administration. caution. you are about to enter the no spin zone. "the factor" begins right now. i am bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us. we present a special miller time edition of "the factor." very scary. we will have the best moments from dennis and me, your humble correspondent. we begin with his thoughts on barney frank and a fiery town hall meeting. >> you want us to trust you with health care? >> i did not say that. >> let me finish my question. >> i never said i wanted you to trust me. bill: that was a feisty meeting. a couple of plants in there were giving him a hard time. >> barney frank makes maria antoinette look like a storefront lawyer doing pro bono work. that look on his face said "the ingrates are running the asylum." he is not digging. people have to stop showing up on both sides of these things with hitler signs. we have to stop throwing this hitler thing around. it is that. here's my theory on barney. i think he has to feel intellectually superior to people bec
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 9:00am EST
, but they are compelling. they tell us some information about voter attitudes towards president obama one year after he was elected. primarily these races are about regional or statewide issues, but they do contain killed -- they do contain clues as to whether or not the voters are dissatisfied with the direction of the white house. bill: a hotly contested race in upstate new york, lots of news over the weekend after the republican drop out and supported the democrat. the conservative candidate seems to be taking a lead by a few points as he goes in to vote. joe biden was in that district yesterday. barack obama has been in new jersey three times. they know that there is something on the line. >> you are right, even if you stick to the demonstrably true facts. as you just pointed out, president obama himself has gone to new jersey. just this last weekend view of their several times. any administration tries to downplay this as local politics. any administration that sees victories, they try to spin it as a great national trend. the truth is that it is probably somewhere between the two. this is primari
WHUT
Nov 23, 2009 7:00am EST
president obama. the man in charge of britain's iraq war inquiry promises a full account. more than a dozen missing after sunday's disaster in indonesia. officials say the vessel was overloaded. >> it is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london, and 11:00 p.m. in the australian capital, where the prime minister has been speaking to the bbc about next month's climate change summit. it is billed as a make or break even the leaders of india, china, and america have not bought their ticket yet. without them, what is possible? >> we're working toward a copenhagen agreement. this is a tough process. forging an agreement across so many different countries is a difficult process. having discussed this atlanta with the prime minister of denmark, the president of the united states, and some discussions with the chinese president, we have the capacity to lead an agreement at copenhagen. one which deals with the corps policy challenges for the future. namely, what temperature increase are we prepared to sustain in the future? what targets do we need from the major developed economies around the world?
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2009 10:30am EST
obama landed in china this morning. earlier today he covered ground ne goerting a new nuclear agreement with russia. they're working to replace the start to nuclear treaty that expires next month, and the president says things look good. >> in our first meeting when i traveled to moscow, we arrived at an understanding that it made sense for our two countries to begin reducing further our nuclear stockpiles. our negotiators have made excellent progress over the last several months. our goal continues to be to complete the negotiations and be able to sign a deal before the end of the deal. and i'm confident that if we work hard and with a sense of urur jenscy about it, we should be able to get it done. >> the two leaders also talked about iran, obama said time is running fout out for tehran doing something about their nuclear program. >>> president barack obama couldn't bring home the olympics, but he's bringing some tourism to his home state. the united states will host the apec summit in hawaii. >>> some guantanamo bay detainees could be transferred to this prison in northern illinois.
PBS
Nov 9, 2009 12:35pm EST
.com gives us a one-year analysis of the oa administration. >> the idea that president obama and his team were able to somehow transform the map and transform the political geography of this country or the political demography of this country, that just doesn't look to be the case. they did redraw the map in 2008. it was an he norly impressive victory. but that doesn't mean that they have somehow fundamentally altered the landscape in permanent ways. >> and job grisham is here with a new book, a collection of short stories. >> it is more about people. more about the small town people. many of whom are struggling. many of whom have had a lot of miss erie, a lot of hope. it's about small town lawyers and the crazy things they do out of desperation. all stuff i saw firsthand many years ago. >> rose: mohamed elbaradei, john harris, john grisham next. >> funding for charlie rose has been provided by the k08ing -- following: captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: mohamed elbaradei is here. after 12 years as directer general
WHUT
Nov 4, 2009 7:00am EST
of warlords. >> bounce back -- republican celebrate election victories. they say it is a vote against obama's liberal agenda. a rally on the 30th anniversary of the u.s. embassy siege in tehran but there are clashes with opponents of t regime. a new diplomatic front -- burma's military welcomes american officials and brings aung san suu kyi into the public eye. it is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london and 430 p m in the afternoon in the afghanistan province where british forces suffered the deadliest day since combat operations began -- 4:30 p.m. in the afternoon in the afghanistan province. five soldiers shot dead by an afghan policeman. that's tragic news comes on a day former british minister published a criticism of britain's role in afghanistan and one down to play into the wider debate about the afghan project. >> the injured being helped in the aftermath. now entering the afghan police is a key role for british troops, along side of our other operations. the troops caught up in the attack were living side-by-side with their trainees at the checkpoint. an area where the taliban
WHUT
Nov 30, 2009 6:30pm EST
be a nazi germany's last major war crimes trial. >> if anyone cannot i am at that time. >> president obama announces hi strategy for afghanistan. britain confirmed it is sending 500 more troops. of low for global investors. -- a blow for global investors concerning the debts of dubai world. very warm welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast for our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. my name is mike embley. coming up later for you -- in portugal, it looks that it will be likely to allow same-sex marriages. and crumbling man is grabs -- manuscripts left behind in timbuktu. hello to you. six decades after the second world war, what could be the last major nazi war crimes trial has started in munich. john demjanjuk was born in ukraine and is now 89 years old. he's accused of helping lead thousands of people in to the gas chambers in poland. his family and then say he is too frail to face justice. our correspondent is in court. >> he is accused of mass murder, but he could not even walk into the courtroom. 89-year-old john demjanjuk went to trial today, as photographers crowded aroun
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 6:00pm EST
. president obama and congressional democrats celebrated passing the house healthcare bill this weekend after liberals reluctantly accepted a compromise that restricted abortion funding. as jim angle reports, an even tougher challenge lies ahead once the legislation heads to the senate. >> the bill is passed. >> nancy pelosi was barely able to get the reform bill through the house but senators say the hard part is just beginning. >> anyone can offer any amendment on any subject in the senate,s whereas in the house, the amendments are limited greatly, and so therefore, if you thought it was hard in the house, it's going to be harder in the senate. >> as long as there's at least a half dozen democrats that don't want it, there might even be more than that. >> it was a bill written by liberals for liberals. the house bill is dead on arrival in the senate. look at how it passed, 220-215. >> five-vote margin because speaker pelosi lost 39 democrats who voted no. harry reid has to win all the democrats as well as independent senator joe lieberman and lieberman, like several democratic senators is o
FOX News
Nov 2, 2009 10:00pm EST
some political pain on president obama. many people think tomorrow's races on the first test of the obama star power and political power. is that true? karl rove joins us live. karl, i have been tipped off that you have been madly scribbling. what do you have there? >> there is a summary of the races, which i will be happy to show you at the appropriate moment. it is amazing at how they can bring things together in sort of the complex, the labyrinth form here. greta: i cannot resist the tease -- elaborate form here. >> and virginia, there have been nine polls since one week ago, and nine out of nine polls, the republican bob mcdonnell is in the lead. in chris christie, he leads if you averaged them all out by less than 1%, 0.7%, but the movement does to appear to be in his direction. the quinnipiac poll had chris christie down to jon corzine, and today, they released a poll showing him up by two, still a very close race, as you said, in new jersey, and it may come down to the wire. greta: new jersey, new york, and virginia, these are three very important races, are they not ?
HLN
Nov 3, 2009 6:00am EST
obama brought out so many more democrats. as far as geography, places like camden, new jersey, new ark, new jersey -- heavily african- american counties. if gov. corzine is turning out strong numbers there and winning by margins of 70/30, he will probably win the election. at the same time, there are a handful of gop leading counties in the state. if you see chris christie, the republican challenger, taking those with over 60%, he may be on his way to victory tonight. the big enchilada is the largest county in new jersey. it is historically a swing county. if chris christie can match or win there, he will win the election. no republican statewide has ever run the race in new jersey without this county. host: what about the impact of the third-party candidate? >> chris daggett, the independent, was taking upwards of 20% in some polls, but he has relief faded in recent weeks. he is back to single digits. in talking to folks here, they're uncertain of what is impact will be. the democrats believe the closer he is to 10%, the better chance to have. corzine is probably not going to get 50%
WETA
Nov 9, 2009 12:00pm EST
administration. >> the idea that president obama and his team were able toomehow transform the map and transrm theolitical geography of this cntry or th political demogphy of this country, that just doesn't lo to be the case. they did redraw the mapn 2008. was an he norly imprsive victory. but that doesn't mean that ey have somehow fundamentally alter the lascape in permanent way >> and job gsham is here with a n book, a collection of sht stories. >> it is mor about people. more about the small town people. many of om are struggling. many of whom have had aot of ms eri, a lot of he. it's about small town lawyers and the crazy things th do out of desperaon. all stuff i saw firsthand many years ago. >> rose: mohamed elbaradei, john harris, joh grisham next. >>unding for charlie rose s been provided by the k08ing -- followin captioning sponsed by rose cmunications from our sdios in new york city, this is charlie rose rose: mohamed elbaradei is here. after 12years as directer general of the united nations nuclear watchdog the international atomic energy agency, will step down at the d ofhis month
NBC
Nov 8, 2009 10:00am EST
wars and the promise to change washington. what has mr. obama accomplished? joining us, new york times' columnist, david brooks, washington post columnist, e.j. dionne, msnbc's rachel maddow and ed gillespie. >>> and our "meet the press minute," 20 years ago the berlin wall is torn down. tom brokaw is the only journalist from a major news organization to broadcast those world changing events live. today he joins us from the very spot where the wall once stood. >>> but first, 13 dead and more than 30 injured after army psychiatrist major nadal kasan. investigators have concluded that the shooting rampage was not part of a terrorist plot. here this morning to talk about how this tragedy is affecting our troops, we are joined by the chief of staff, general george casey. general, welcome to "meet the press." i want to express my condolences for the fallen troops and their families this morning. >> thank you very much. >> i want to ask you about the investigation, though i know you can't say very much. the key piece "the new york times" is reporting this morning was major hasin acting alone
WHUT
Nov 14, 2009 7:00pm EST
obama weighed out the pros and cons in afghanistan he received a big warning against doing so. an elite diplomatic cable ambassador carl iken bree said it would be wrong to send anymore because of the crew coruption in the afghan government. he is a command they are in afghanistan so he knows what he's talking about. >> it is his most agonizing decision to date, whether to send thousands more u.s. troops to afghanistan. where over 800 have already died. in his search for an answer, the president's leaving no stone unturned. over the past month he's held eight separate meetings of his war council. meetings that have already lasted 24 hours. slow but a deliberate process behind closed doors. >> private views are coming now public. a memo from america's ambassador to kabul. carl iken barry warns the president not to send more troops without progress by the afghan government in handling corruption, more proof that the president's advisors are split. >> his cabinet is divided. it's taken him a long time to come to this decision and tchaurg time the war -- democrats and those on the left. >>
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2009 1:00pm EST
? the republican is well in front. does this have any implications nationally or is this a factor of the obama surge from last year that can't be replicated now? >> virginia like new jersey will be decided by state issues and candidates themselves but republicans in that state are trying to nationalize the election in the way that mcdonnell tied to unpopular policies coming out of the obama white house and as you mentioned, a lot of first-time and new voters and young ethnic voters helped barack obama win in virginia but this is an off-year and you don't have excitement on the left like did you last year. >> turnout is light in atlanta. and houston as well. >> you have a lot of interesting mayoral contests across the country. let's start in new york city where michael bloomberg, the two-term mayor fighting for a third term. as you mentioned, down in your way, city council woman mary norwood is hoping to become the first white candidate to win an atlanta mayoral contest in 40 years. boston, the man there, hoping to win an unprecedented fifth term as mayor and houston another interesting race. >
CNN
Nov 30, 2009 4:00pm EST
. happening now, the buildup to president obama's big announcement on afghanistan. he's starting to spread the word about troop level and strategy before he speaks to the nation and the world tomorrow night. the manhunt for the suspected shooter in the deaths of four police officers. the spotlight is on an ex-convict now on the loose in washington, the state and former presidential candidate who commuted his sentence and let him out of jail and tough questions for the white house about the now famous presidential party-crashers. how did it happen, and what's the secret service doing to stop it from happening again? i'm wolf blitzer in cnn's command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. you're in "the situation room." >>> president obama is putting more top officials in the loop today about his new war plan strategy in afghanistan. his long-awaited public announcement on troop levels a little over 24 hours from now, and there's a lot of anticipation and concern about more american lives on the line along with lots more u.s. taxpayer dollars. let
HLN
Nov 2, 2009 6:00am EST
with barack obama an early supporter, they were supporters of obama. he talked with google about an open net and supporting places like silicon valley. the reality is that engineers as britent as understanding science, they lack and in feeling. gates would question his motives. he thought he was doing good. he thought he was creating an operating system this was universal. what gates doesn't understand is fear. fear would move dpens them. microsoft now is on the other side lobbying. google has too much sway over advertising. the same kind of people had an interest in the competition >> check out this picture. they have 2 (000) 000-0000? >> they have $21 billion. >> after only being in business 11 years. >> that's roughly the same amount of ad dollars. >> these are just the little ads off to the right-hand side. and it's 2/3 of what all the newspapers are bringing in >> i'll read this to you, "two millionaires who would buy this straight from it's all over you tube. can you find it there. you can. it's a retreat. it's kind of like a wood stock retreat in oout in the desert. it's in late augus
CNN
Nov 25, 2009 4:00pm EST
you to set your tv sets, because we know exactly when president obama is going to announce his strategy decision for afghanistan, and there's only one remaining question. how many more u.s. troops are going to go to war? well, this guessing game is under way, but we do have a few things that we do know. there are 68,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan right now, and a defense official who is in the know says the pentagon expects orders to send another 34,000 troops which actually means more than 102,000 american troops could be fighting this war. now whether or not this equation is accurate, well, that's going to be revealed in the next couple of days by the president, but i want to go straight to our cnn white house correspondent dan lothian. obviously, dan, this is a decision that he has made. we're hearing all kinds of things about the troop levels. what is he going to lay out for the american people in the days ahead? >> reporter: first of all, as you know, this is highly anticipated, and it been circulating for days that this announcement would be made soon. now the white house
WETA
Nov 23, 2009 5:30pm EST
for important talks with president obama. we'll tell you what to expe. >>> we'll ke y to germany, where new immigrants are being asked to sn contracts coitting them to western values. what about trying th idea here? >>> d remarkable pictures fr the de. new species are discovered that may change the way you think about lifender the seas. >>> from the world's leading reports and analysts, here's what's hapning from around the world. this is "worfocus." major suppt has been provided by rosalind p. walter and the peteg. peterson foundati, dedicated to promoting fiscal responsility l and addressing key econoc challenges facing americs future. and additional fding is provided by the followg supporters -- > fweeng good evening. i'm martin savidge. i'll be here all week. we begin tonight with a country that has ben under the rar, at is crial to american foreign policy. th country is india. already with more than a billion people a expected to overtake cha as the world's st populous nation in the next 20 year india's ime ministeranmohan singh, is in washington, where he will be officially welmed by
PBS
Nov 4, 2009 5:30pm EST
a few months ago. >> one year into his presidency, the honeymoon appears to be over for barack obama. the republican party has claimed victories in the states of new jersey and virginia. republicans are talking about a comeback could double this change the shape of the -- republicans are talking about a comeback. could this change the shape of politics? how important is this for barack obama and the democrats? >> the republicans are saying that this is a slap against the government in washington. critics say that this was about local issues. this was not about barack obama and his style of government. i think that the democrats and mr. obama have to be worried about some things that we learned in the exit polls. a lot of independent voters who helped propel barack obama went to the right. when they came out of the polling stations, they cited the massive growth in government spending, the deficit, the economy. they are going towards the conservative vote. also, a lot of young voters that came out in strength in 2008 were simply not there when you look at virginia and new jersey. >> t
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 10:00am EST
, political strategists assess the new obama administration as he nears his first year in office. friday, for the first time in british history, parliament opens its chambers to non-mp's as they debate in the house of commons. former new york times reporter at what has to his plagiarism. a look back to the cuban missile crisis, as well. also, have world threats been over-the post cold war world. sunday, two programs on democracy and the internet, including the university of virginia powell on how the political process has been affected by the internet. the facebook founder will talk about how networking is changing the political process. this holiday weekend on c-span. >> thanksgiving week and on c- span, american icons, three nights of cspan original documentaries on the iconic homes of the three branches of american government beginning tonight at 8:00, eastern part of the supreme court reveals the building through the eyes of supreme court justices. friday at 8:00 p.m., the white house, inside america's most famous home, be on the bill that ropes. will show the grand public places as
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2009 1:00pm EST
over this is hln. i'm virginia cha. president obama landed in china this morning. he met russian president at an international summit in singapo singapore. and the president said things look good. >> my first meeting when we traveled to moscow. our two countries to begin reducing our stockpiles. made progress over the last several months and our goal continues to be to complete the negotiatations and be able to sign a deal before the end of the year and i'm confident that if we work hard and with a sense of urgency about it, we should be able to get that done. >> president oobalma and the russian leader also talked about iran. time is running out for tehran to do something about its nuclear program. the u.s. and russia will keep pushing iran diplomatically and there are other options if that fa fails, but he didn't offer any details. >>> president barack obama couldn't bring home the olympics, but he's bringing some tourism to his home state. the united states will host the apec summit in hawaii in 2011. the host gets to dictate what the guests wear. the president says he looks f
HLN
Nov 4, 2009 6:00am EST
are falling in the artic. the global sea level is rising. i am satellited to note that president obama and you in your daily -- i am delighted to note that president obama and you in your daily work know that the climate is important in your daily task. of new technologies offers great opportunities for growth and innovative jobs. and innovative jobs. . no doubt about it, in december the world will look to us, to theure peaians and to the americans. and it is true there can be no agreement without china and india. but i'm convinced once we and europe and america show ourselves ready to adopt binding agreements, we will also be able to persuade china and india to join in, and then in copenhagen we shall be able to overcome this wall separating the present and future in the interest of our children and grandchildren, and in the interest of sustainable development all over the world. ladies and gentlemen, i'm convinced just as we found the strength in the 20th century to bring about the fall of the wall made of concrete and barbed wire, we shall now show the necessary strength to overcome the wal
PBS
Nov 5, 2009 5:30pm EST
for president january 24, it is a serious problem for mr. obama's peace process, isn't it? >> yes, it is a very big blow to the american efforts. now, when president obama came to office, the palestinians were very hopeful that he might be able to bring them independence, but mr. obama failed to bring about a freeze on the construction of jewish settlements, and maybe mr. abbas is thinking now that if is he not -- if mr. obama is not able to achieve that, will he be able to persuade israel to make the painful concessions needed for peace? so i think this is a really strong signal to the americans that making peace with mr. abbas may be difficult, but without him, it will be very much harder >> bethany, many thanks for that. let's move you around the globe more briefly. the u.n.'s yugoslav war crimes court has appointed a lawyer to represent a former bosnian serb leader who has insisted on representing himself but so far has mostly failed to appear complaining that he has too little time to prepare. the next court date is march 1st tsvangirai has bought off the unity government for three weeks,
NBC
Nov 3, 2009 6:00pm EST
dramatically, as well. while virginia voters surged for barack obama last year, now some are turning to the republican ticket and bob mcdonnell to send a message. >> i had to go straight republican today. >> why is that? >> i want to show obama virginia can goat republicans and we don't like his programs. >> reporter: some democratic voters took a different view to the polls. they say president obama's support of democrat creigh deeds helped them win their vote. >> i believe creigh deeds could get this job done. obama completely supports him. yes, i do believe. >> reporter: for the governor's race, i think the main things i'm interested in, we are seeing a forward direction in in country that started with the presidential election. we are recently moved to this state virginia, and i'm interested in seeing those forward directions change, continue to change. >> with preelection polls giving mcdonnell a double-digit lead, republican leading voters have high hopes this will reverse a string of statewide defeat that began with mark warner's election in 2001. >> i'm excited. i hope we hav
NBC
Nov 30, 2009 4:00pm EST
obama's state difference last week. what does this breach sayed about it secret service and will criminal charges be filed against the couple? now congress wants t hear from the couple and the head of the secret service. tracie potts joins us live now from the white house with the latest. tracie, it got a little bit heated earlier today. >> reporter: yeah it did. a white house spokesman spoke out basically for the first time since this incident happened and was asked whether or not white house staff might be at fault. >> mr. and mrs. salahi. >> reporter: the reality tv wanna-bes who got into last week's white house dinner without being on the guest list have been on tv before. >> i would like to welcome all of you. >> reporter: featured three years ago in a report on their family vineyard. this thursday we may hear from them for the first time. michale and tareq salahi are invited to a congressional hearing with theed of the secret service. this is not time for political games or scapegoating. committee chairman benny thompson says in a statement "my confidence in the ma
HLN
Nov 10, 2009 1:00am EST
president obama for resolutely opposing this twisted u.n. resolution. [applause] i applaud the overwhelming vote last week in the american congress condemning this biased report. [applause] i know that there are many canadian friends here today. [cheering] i extend to you my thanks to the canadian government and prime minister stephen harper for their strong defense of israel's right for self-defense. [applause] last week i watched a joint exercise of the idf and some 4000 american soldiers. the exercise was aimed to improve israel's air defenses against incoming missiles. i salute these american soldiers and i thank the president, their commander-in- chief, president obama, for his continued support of israel's security. [applause] on behalf of the people of israel, i send our condolences to the families of american service women and servicemen who were killed in fort hood last week. my friends, my government is working to advance peace. we're not just talking peace. we are doing things. things that have not been done for decades. we have removed hundreds of security points, roadblocks, ch
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 1:00pm EST
more. >> [inaudible] martha: president obama and mrs. obama will attend, and the president will speak, according to general colin. he went over a number of issues including that they have increased security. he believes this was an isolated incident, would not answer many questions specifically about nidal hasan. rick leventhal is with us that fort hood -- at fort hood. what is the devil take away of what the general had to say? >> clearly, that the memorial services were met for the families. there was sort of a joking question about whether or not we would be a bit to see the service because there is a massive security wall here. this area will hold up to 3000 people, but we are told that cameras will be allowed to capture the words of president obama. we also hear that the fbi is continuing to go over the evidence. they are also here with a special shooting team to recreate the steps that hasan took. again, nidal hasan is awake and speaking in the hospital, but officials will not tell me if he has answered questions from the fbi agents, or from investigators at the criminal investi
PBS
Nov 9, 2009 6:00pm EST
not fit with what president obama wanted, but there was a big step. >> norm, thank you very much. >> jim: in other news today -- >> lehrer: in other news today, wall street shot higher after 20 leading nations agreed over the weekend to continue economic stimulus efforts. the dow jones industrial average gained 203 points to close near 10,227. the nasdaq rose 41 points to close at 2154. iraq has set a date for national elections, next january 21. on sunday, parliament approved a law needed to organize the voting after weeks of deadlock. today the electoral commission set the actual date. any major delay in the elections could have slowed the u.s. military pullout. also today, the u.s. army reported two helicopter pilots were killed yesterday in a crash. there was no indication of hostile fire. americans accused a senior prosecutor in iran accused three americans of espionage today. the three have been held since july. relatives said they were hiking in iraq and accidentally strayed across the border into iran. in germany today, secretary of state clinton called for their immediate releas
PBS
Nov 9, 2009 5:30pm EST
on behalf of president obama and the united states of america. >> and the u.s. was represented by secretary of state hillary clinton who, after our own speech, a introduced a video message. let me introduce a message from president barack obama. >> today and there are still those who live within the walls of tehrani, human beings deny the very human rights we celebrate today. that is why this day is for them as much as it is for us. it is for those who believe even in the face of cynicism and doubt and oppression, that walls controlling come down. >> for german chancellor angela merkel there were personal memories, as an east german she was one of those who crossed the new border in november of 1989. >> for may, it was one of the most joyful days of my life. and ladies and gentlemen, it was a pivotal time of change, something we know today. that brought closer together in germany, europe, and indeed the whole world. >> then along a stretch where the wall once stood, and line of dominoes symbolized how that barrier had crumbled. former polish solidarity leader had been chosen to set off a fa
PBS
Nov 11, 2009 5:30pm EST
they have lost in this modern day theater of war. >>> in the u.s., president obama led commemorations just as he vowed to send more u.s. troops to afghanistan. he attended the veterans day ceremony, and the white house said four options are under consideration, all involving more troops. there was no direct reference to afghanistan or iraq. mr. obama later visited the national cemetery in arlington. he paid tribute to those killed in conflicts past and present. >> behind me are the words of our first commander in chief. when we assume the soldier, we did not lay aside the citizen. just as the contributions that our servicemen and women make to this nation do not and when they take off their uniforms, neither do our obligations to them. when we fulfill those obligations, we're not just keeping faith with our veterans, we are keeping faith with the ideals of service and sacrifice, upon which this republic was founded. >> president obama at arlington cemetery. >>> protests in iran over the decision by the college of oxford university to set up a scholarship in the name of an iranian student k
WHUT
Nov 11, 2009 6:30pm EST
and colleagues that they have lost in this modern-day theatre of war. peter barnes, bbc news. >> president obama is about to announce sending more troops to afghanistan. he attended the veterans day ceremony, and the white house noted there are four options under consideration. all of them involve more troops. mr. obama laid a wreath at the arlington cemetery. it marks people killed in past and present conflicts. >> carved in the marble behind me are the remarks of our first commander in chief. when we assumed the soldier, we did not worry aside the citizen. just as the contributions that our servicemen and women do not end when they take off our uniform, neither do our obligations to them, and when we fulfill those obligations, we are not just keeping faith with our veterans, we are keeping faith with the ideals of service and sacrifice upon whi this republic was founded. >> president obama at the arlington cemetery. let's take you on around the globe. there have been protests in iran about a scholarship being set up in the name of an iranian student killed during a protest over the country's p
HLN
Nov 19, 2009 6:00am EST
obama announced the creation of the high-value interrogation group. this could be make -- this would be made up of law enforcement agencies and this would be housed at the fbi. this would be overseen by the national security council. can you describe the role that the fbi will be playing in this effort? . playing in this effort and the type of oversight that will be placed on interrogation? >> well, what we've come to call the hig is an effort to gather people in anticipation of the acquisition of the capture of high-value detainees, to have a group of people who are steeped in who these people are, who have determined how we can successfully interrogate them, using methods consistent with our values as an american nation, the fbi will play a part of -- play a part in there, along with members of the intelligence community in acquiring this information and in also devising interrogation techniques that will be effective with regard to the specific person that is in front of them. there will be a team of people for each of those high value -- potential high value detainees. >> when co
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2009 10:00am EST
that the american people want this. the american people voted for president obama to get health care coverage and i think the democrats have to deliver. if they don't do this, i think the democrats are doomed next year. i'm sure something will happen. >> do you think it will happen by the end of the year? that fast? >> i'm not sure about the end of the year. people talking the end of december and beginning of january. you can never tell by these things. we thought something would be done by the end of the summer and the deadline gets pushed back and so it doesn't happy to predict on these things. >> keith, the president reveals his plan in the prime time address from westpoint about afghanistan. what do you expect to hear from the president in terms of details? >> i think the president is going to lay out a clear vision vision of what pros and cons going into afghanistan and pinning additional troops he wants to put in there and tells es what he hopes to achieve. i think a viable afghan government and strong afghan military and the reduction of the presence of the taliban and al qaeda. those have t
HLN
Nov 10, 2009 6:00am EST
but there is no time. i basically believe that the americans especially the obama administration must have a first-class exit strategy from afghanistan. within two minutes, i will make five points. >> how about we give you one minute and you may two. -- poitns? >> please do not send your armies in installments. please send at least100,000 immediately into afghanistan. >> that is not going to happen. >> the next point is, once you said that number, then tell the karzai government that on december 31, 2010, you will recall -- withdraw all of your soldiers from afghanistan and they have to fight their own war. how you do it? unless you raise an army of half a million afghanistan soldiers. [unintelligible] not a single young boy it will remain unemployed and will not be preyed on by the smugglers, the taliban. you need to create political parties in afghanistan. indiana can help a lot. -- india can help a lot. now you are moving in the right direction in india, play a major role in afghanistan for the exit of the nato forces. thank you. >> this gentleman here. >> i am from voice of america. first of a
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 10:00am EST
-- i know we don't want to go there now, but analogies with the seminar that president obama is now holding more or less in public about afghanistan. here when the missile crisis came, kennedy, as ted says, pulled together a very small group in secret and for a week deliberates all the options, and everything is on the table. every issue is examined. every assumption is picked up and hooked over and thought over again. people feel comfortable to change their mientdzs quite dramatically, and for historian historians, as you know vividly because of your work, the fact that these deliberations were secretly taped, so most of the people don't know, but actually the tape was running and now we as historians can look and listen after theel fact and be a fly on the wall and hear these deliberations. i think the whole thing is quite remarkable, as kennedy, as president kennedy noted in the video that we saw. if the decision had to be made in 24 or 48 hours, i think it's quite likely a different decision would have been made, quite likely, and initially, the impulse was to attack, and the c
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